Unit Award Scheme


In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

demonstrated the ability to

1prepare for a cycle ride, eg by putting on a helmet and getting on the bicycle correctlySummary sheet
2start and stop the bike safely, ie using a 2 o’clock position with the right foot, and stopping with both brakes Summary sheet
3perform an emergency stop Summary sheet
4ride safely as part of a group, keeping three to four bike lengths from the rider in front, over a given distanceSummary sheet
5perform a bicycle safety checkSummary sheet
6cycle safely past pedestrians on an off site trail, slowing down and leaving a wide space Summary sheet
7select the correct gear in relation to the speed of travel or terrain Summary sheet
8cycle uphill and downhill, choosing the correct gear, using the brakes correctly and maintaining the correct body positionSummary sheet
9use the correct hand signals, and vocalise the correct corresponding terms, on at least two occasionsSummary sheet
10negotiate the roots and bumps of an off site trail, eg by raising the front wheel, standing up Summary sheet

shown knowledge of

11the main hazards when cycling on a trail, eg terrain, pedestrians, animals, other cyclistsSummary sheet
12what the main path by-law signs mean Summary sheet


13riding a trail as part of a group on a minimum of five occasionsSummary sheet
14riding on a section of public roadSummary sheet
15leading the group for one session, ie setting the pace, checking the group is together, signalling correctly and giving clear commands.Summary sheet

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 20 June 2022Level - Level One